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How do we take care of-a newborn Siberian Husky?

If we have a Husky in the family who is about to give birth, what needs to be taken care of and attended to as owners when the puppies are born? Let’s take a look at it together.

Note 1:

When a Husky puppy is born, it is best to observe it several times a day to avoid the risk to the puppy’s life if the mother doesn’t catch it in time because she accidentally presses the puppy. A puppy is born without any sense, with its eyes closed and unable to open, and its ears deaf.

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Note 2:

Husky doesn’t open his eyes until a week or two after he is born. From the 14th to the 18th day or so, Husky’s hearing begins to show. One thing we must take care of at this time is that there will inevitably be weaker pups in a litter of puppies. We must take extra care of this puppy, take special care of it. For example, because of a weak position, it is best to place the pups near the mother’s teat when they are being pushed aside by their siblings and can not be fed.

Note 3:

If the pups are found to have crawled too far out of the den, we should return them in time. Normally, Husky puppies’ hearing doesn’t kick in until a week after birth. The pups start moving slowly after about 20 days of age, so we’re going to have to keep an eye on the pups at this point to avoid them running around.

After 25 days of age, the Husky puppy’s appetite will gradually increase, and the mother’s milk production will gradually decrease, so the puppy’s body will not be able to meet its needs, so at this time we can give the puppy some sheep’s milk, oil-less broth, and some fish oil and other foods to supplement the nutrition.

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Note 4:

Husky puppies born body resistance is poor, all physiological functions are relatively low, so we need to do a good job of care. It mainly includes the following four aspects:

1. Heat and pressure protection

The temperature of Husky pups was kept at about 32 °C in the first week, then dropped by 3 °c every week until the fourth week, and kept constant at 22 ~ 23 °C.

2. Colostrum

Colostrum is rich in nutrition and has the ability to increase body weight, resist disease, and slow down diarrhea. Therefore, the puppy should have enough colostrum so that it can obtain acquired immunity. This is the key to improve the survival rate of the puppy. In order to make the puppy eat enough colostrum, the puppy should also be given fixed nipples, special care is given to weak dogs.

3. Feed and breastfeed

It is very important for the growth and development of the young Husky dog to make up for the deficiency of breast milk and feed the young dog at the age of 2 weeks.